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A poster advocating union solidarity hangs from a Costume Designers Guild office building, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, in Burbank, Calif.

Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the US.

The University of California Irvine Medical Center is seen in Orange, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.

Former president Bill Clinton expected to leave hospital Sunday after treatment for infection

Clinton, 75, was admitted to the University of California at Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday "to receive treatment for a non-Covid-related infection," his spokesman, Angel Ureña, said in a statement Thursday.

In this Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, file photo, New York real estate scion Robert Durst, 78, answers questions from defense attorney Dick DeGuerin, while testifying in his murder trial at the Inglewood Courthouse in Inglewood, Calif.

Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, his lawyer says

New York real estate heir Robert Durst, who days ago was sentenced in a two-decade-old murder case, has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, his lawyer said Saturday.

President Donald Trump fist bumps Herschel Walker, a former NFL player, at an event about Black economic empowerment in Atlanta, Sept. 25, 2020.

Money floods the race for control of Congress, more than a year early

A dizzying amount of money is already pouring into the battles for the House and the Senate more than a year before the 2022 elections, as Republicans are bullish on their chances to take over both chambers in the first midterm election under President Biden, given the narrow margins keeping Democrats in power.

Dave Chappelle poses in the press room with the best comedy album award for "The Age of Spin" and "Deep in the Heart of Texas" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York on Jan. 28, 2018.

Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor

The employee, who wasn't named, shared “confidential, commercially sensitive information outside the company," a Netflix statement said.

This Jan. 29, 2021, file photo shows the packaging and a container of veterinary ivermectin in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Lawsuits demand unproven ivermectin for COVID patients

At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the US, many in recent weeks, by people seeking to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones ivermectin, a drug for parasites that has been promoted by conservative commentators as a treatment despite a lack of conclusive evidence that it helps people with the virus.

Instagram worried about retaining and engaging teenagers

“If we lose the teen foothold in the U.S. we lose the pipeline,” read a strategy memo, from October 2020, that laid out an Instagram marketing plan for this year.

Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) left a Senate Democratic luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 7, 2021.

Manchin slams Sanders after opinion piece in W.Va. newspaper urging him to support major spending package

The public dispute between Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., over the size and scope of a multi-trillion dollar spending package escalated on Friday, after Sanders published an opinion article in Manchin’s homestate newspaper urging him to support the landmark Democratic proposal.